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(Luzerne County)

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Welcome to Mountain Top ...

Mountain Top is located in Luzerne County<1>.

The location of Mountain Top has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Top: Mtn. Top

Mountain Top is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mountain Top lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mountain Top lies within the (570) area code.

Communities Also Named Mountain Top ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Mountain Top: This one is located in Luzerne County and the other is located in Lancaster County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 5 communities that are also named Mountain Top - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Texas and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mountain Top.

Communities near Mountain Top ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mountain Top.

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Top
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkes-Barre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<5>
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Mountain Top
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Top
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<5>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanticoke
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Mountain Top
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanticoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain Top
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<5>
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittston
      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain Top
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<5>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain Top
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moosic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mountain Top
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<5>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mountain Top
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Mountain Top
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mountain Top. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Top.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountain Top. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mountain Top.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain Top. See our Newspapers Page for Mountain Top.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Top ...

Looking for more information about Mountain Top? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mountain Top, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain Top.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Luzerne County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mountain Top. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Luzerne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Top - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Top) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountain Top. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain Top

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Top. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1695, Longitude: -75.8774       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Top have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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